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Imola Red Cafe

2305 Point Nepean Rd, Rye, Victoria 3941, Australia
+61 3 5985 9902
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“muesli” (4 reviews)
“chorizo” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2305 Point Nepean Rd, Rye, Victoria 3941, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely family brunch with big breakfasts and a veggie breakfast plus teas, coffees, juice and a milkshake.

Thank Beta4Me
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe is great for people with no dietary requirements. On your trip advisor app it states it is vegan friendly. That isn't so, especially at breakfast, there are no vegan options, and when i asked to have something of the lunch menu which could...More

Thank Barb R
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Barb, Thanks for your review. I am so glad your party all enjoyed their meals. You are correct we should alter our description on Trip Advisor, to make it clear that we are only able to offer vegan meals at our lunch service and...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I've driven past a thousand times and never noticed this little gem. The crew are more than happy to whip up whatever you want! Coffee is excellent - perhaps next time I'll order a double shot!

Thank simlong
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Simiong Thanks for your your 4 star review. Glad you found us. Trust we will see you again.

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We came to Rye for the long weekend and was walking past Imola Red on an early morning walk. We decided to go in and see if they could safely cater for me as I am a coeliac and was pleasantly surprised at how knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Rachel J
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Rachel, What a great review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write it. Already we have had other coeliacs dining here due to your recommendation. Enjoyed serving you and your family, trust we see you again.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I have been coming here for a few years now for breakfast. We just had another great one. It never disappoints us. Great service and lots of friendly smiles.

Thank Helen P
Dave2305, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Hi Helen, Thanks for your great review. Glad you enjoy your visits.

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This low key family run cafe was a delight. The food is simple breakfast and lunch fare but it is excellent quality and really reasonably priced. My husband has a pineapple milkshake which was delicious. I can thoroughly recommend the macadamia nut muesli with caramelised...More

Thank Jwatkins168
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hi Guys, Thanks for the five star rating. Really glad you enjoyed the muesli breakfast. Hope to serve you again.

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

On A very cold October morning we enjoyed breakfast here after a fantastic weekend on the peninsula. Great customer service greeted us; they asked if we were happy with a longer wait than usual because they just took a large group order . We were...More

Thank SiimonNZ
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi SiimonNZ, Thank you so much for your great five star rating. We really appreciate you taking the time to review your breakfast with us. Glad we could be part of your fantastic weekend.

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

On our last day in the area we decided to treat ourselves to a cafe meal by the beach and came across this beauty on trip advisor. It was exactly what we wanted. Our meals were perfect with no waste, happy kids and full bellies....More

Thank teg1980
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Hi teg1980 So glad you enjoyed your meals with us. We really appreciate your five star rating.

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love coming here. Great food and friendly and efficient staff. Big breakfast for me, eggs benedict for my wife.

Thank Steve K
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi Steve K. So glad you enjoyed your breakfasts with us.

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Came for breakfast and left with a satisfied tummy. Would definitely come back. Staff is very friendly and the food is just amazing!

Thank GeeKara
David J, Owner at Imola Red Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi GeeKara, Thanks so much for your great 5 star review. Hope to serve you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 Point Nepean Rd, Rye, Victoria 3941, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5985 9902
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A cute and clean Cafe, situated right on the foreshore in Melbournes popular seaside resort of Rye. Serving creative breakfasts and lunches, prepared using fresh locally sourced ingredients. Imola Red serves Segafredo Italian roasted coffee both hot and strong. A must stop when visiting the Mornington Peninsular.
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